5 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

5 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
When in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, make a side trip to see Guadalupe Peak in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room, take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail, explore the activities along Green Lake, and take a memorable tour with Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip maker tool .

In August, daily temperatures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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